- Pulmonary emergencies: pneumonia, acute respiratory distress syndrome, lung abscess, and empyemaHimanshu Desai
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA 23507, USA
Med Clin North Am 96:1127-48. 2012..The etiology and risk factors for each of these conditions are described, diagnostic approaches are discussed, and evidence-based management options are reviewed...
- Antibiotic resistance in sputum isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is related to antibiotic exposureHimanshu Desai
Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, USA
COPD 7:337-44. 2010..Macrolide use in the previous 6 months is associated with macrolide resistance in sputum isolates of S. pneumoniae. Recent antibiotic exposure may help in determining appropriate antibiotic treatment in these patients...